The Quarterly Journal of International Politics is from Tsinghua University’s Institute of International Studies (now formally titled the Institute of International Relations). It was founded in 2005, and became an official journal in 2016. The journal was decided in order to publish periodicals of scientific research methodologies of international political academic achievements. The journal takes precedence in political research, which it aims to increase the scientific understanding of international relations, advocate for the diversity of international relations theories and research methods, and is committed to advancing the use of scientific methods and learning from other disciplines of knowledge of international relations. The journal advocates for an integrated style of theoretical and policy research, and promotes innovative research of higher academic value and practical significance.
Journal publications are primarily concerned with international relations theory, international security, international politics, international political economy, diplomacy, regional and country studies, foreign policy, research methods of academic papers, and in particular, China’s foreign policy on international relations in the Asia-Pacific and related research. Simultaneously when suitable, publications that are academically strong review articles and book reviews will be published.
In order to ensure the impartiality and objectivity of drafts, the journal has adopted an internationally accepted anonymous review system to guarantee that articles published will make a practical academic contribution to the study of international relations.